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New project to help reduce vitamin D deficiency among Aboriginal people

Curtin University, Telethon Kids Institute and Cancer Council WA are collaborating with Aboriginal Elders and communities in Perth and the Kimberley on a five-year project funded by the National... more ...

Modern design wins SunSmart fashion design competition

A Leeming student has been named as Cancer Council WA’s 2020 SunSmart Fashion Project winner for her unique garment design that comes complete with UV protection. more ...

WA ambassador for National Skin Cancer Action Week, Michael Genovese, shares a personal message

9News PerthToday Show reporter and 6PR radio host, Michael Genovese, has accepted the role of WA's ambassador for National Skin Cancer Action Week (NSCAW) 2020, to urge all people, and especially... more ...

Australian researchers light the way for global strategy to save 62 million lives

The World Health Organization overnight marked the launch of their global strategy to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health issue with a stunning global show of monuments lit the colour teal. more ...

We urge women to keep up with cervical screening

This week is Cervical Cancer Awareness Week (16-22 November 2020). more ...

Kids of the 80s and 90s failing the Slip Slop Slap message

New data shows one in four 25 – 44y year olds still getting sunburnt on weekends. more ...

Today is 13 11 20 Day

Today, Friday 13 November, marks the first and only 13 11 20 Day and we are encouraging all West Australians impacted by cancer to reach out and ask for support by calling 13 11 20, the free... more ...

Navigating COVID-19 and cancer

To help people better navigate COVID-19 and cancer, we’ll be holding a special information session online. more ...

NAIDOC Week 2020 – Always Was, Always Will Be

NAIDOC Week runs from 8 to 15 November 2020 and is a national celebration of the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. more ...

More than 90 people a month are being diagnosed with lung cancer in WA

We are using November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month to remind the WA community of the symptoms of lung cancer and what to do if they notice any unusual changes to their body. more ...

New campaign to prevent alcohol-related cancer

One West Australian dies from an alcohol-caused cancer death every three days which is why the McGowan Government has partnered with us for the new Alcohol.Think Again campaign ‘Spread’. more ...

Lab tests showing promising results for breast cancer tumours

We have awarded almost $100,000 to The University of WA (UWA) cancer researchers to continue their vital research into how to stop cancer spreading, following promising laboratory results. more ...

Cancer Council WA marks 70 year anniversary with provocative reminder

We have used the 70 year anniversary of the landmark paper that linked smoking to lung cancer, to remind West Australians how tobacco companies have denied and undermined the truth about tobacco... more ...

Four foods you should eat & three you should avoid to prevent cancer

Our LiveLighter Team has put together seven dietitian-approved tips for reducing your cancer risk. more ...

Make Smoking History marks 20 year anniversary with graphic new campaign

At the 20 year anniversary of our flagship tobacco control program, Make Smoking History, we launched a graphic new advertising campaign to illustrate the physical and emotional devastation of head... more ...

Meet our new Cancer Support Coordinator for the Kimberley and Pilbara, Monica Graham

Find out more about Monica including her new role and what she's looking forward to the most about working at Cancer Council WA. more ...

Kids swamped by ads for junk food and alcohol

An audit of outdoor food advertising near Perth schools has found that three-quarters of the promotions were for junk food and alcohol. more ...

Cancer Council WA stunned by irresponsible Leederville design

Cancer Council WA is calling on developers of the redesigned Leederville Hotel complex to ditch the proposed smoker's terrace which will be situated directly above a children's playground. more ...

Buy tickets in our Cancer Council WA Raffle

Dreaming about a new car? Grab your ticket in our Cancer Council WA Raffle and you could win a brand new Nissan X-Trail OR $25,000 CASH for just $3! more ...

Spotlight on our incredible fundraisers

We are so grateful for the support and generosity of our incredible fundraising community, who have continued to raise funds and support West Australians impacted by cancer – thank you! more ...

Nicotine replacement therapy assists homeless hotel guest during COVID-19 pandemic

Over the past few months, Cancer Council WA sponsored $5000 worth of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to assist homeless VIP guests who smoke during their stay at Pan Pacific Perth. more ...

Are you ready for the Fruit&Veg September Challenge?

To help celebrate Fruit&Veg September this year, our LiveLighter Team has created 12 fruit and vegetable challenges. more ...

Our Wig Service has recommenced in-person appointments

Thanks to the support and generosity of the WA community, our Wig Service has continued assisting West Australians impacted by cancer over the last few months via the postal service. more ...

Generous grants offer cancer patients a helping hand

Cancer patients and their families now have additional access to financial assistance following three successful grants awarded by the Lotterywest COVID-19 Relief Fund, WA Charity Direct and The... more ...

Vital counselling services available thanks to generous donors and counselling providers

Here at Cancer Council WA, our counsellors are available to provide emotional support to those who need it. Counsellors are able to provide a safe and secure service to meet their clients' needs... more ...

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